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Pentium Processor System Architecture

Pentium Processor System Architecture

For software and hardware developers this guide discusses the design and features of PC products which use Intel's Pentium microprocessor. Detailing the technical strategy behind the Pentium processor, this book adopts an accessible and well-illustrated approach to explain the to... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780201409925
Barcode 9780201409925
Published 6 April 1995 by Pearson Education (US)
Format Hardback, 2nd edition
Author(s) By Anderson, Don
By Shanley, Tom
By MindShare Inc.
Series PC System Architecture Series
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ISBN-13 9780201409925
ISBN-10 0201409925
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Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Pearson Education (US)
Imprint Addison Wesley
Publication Date 6 April 1995
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Anderson, Don
By Shanley, Tom
By MindShare Inc.
Series PC System Architecture Series
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Computer Architecture & Logic Design
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 187mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 760g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Pentium (Microprocessor)
NBS Text Computing: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 004.22
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Pentium Processor System Architecture describes the hardware architecture of computers using Intel's family of Pentium processors, providing a clear, concise explanation of the microprocessor's relationship to the rest of the system. *Written for computer hardware and software engineers, this book details Intel's technical strategy behind the Pentium family of processors--not just how Intel designed Pentium, but why. This revised edition expands coverage of virtually every topic and adds new sections on the Pentium 90 and 100MHz (P54C) processors. In addition to pointing out the key differences between 80486 and Pentium system designs, the book explores all the important Pentium features, such as: **-instruction pairing *-using the APIC subsystem *-implementing System Management Mode (SMM) *-interfacing the Pentium 90 and 100MHz processors in a dual processor configuration *-pipelining between dual processors *-dual processor bus arbitration *-cache memory configuration for uni- and dual-processing *-OverDrive sockets If you design or test hardware or software that involves the Pentium processor, Pentium Processor System Architecture is an essential, time- saving tool.The PC System Architecture Series is a crisply written and comprehensive set of guides to the most important PC hardware standards. Each title explains from a programmer's perspective the architecture, features, and operations of systems built using one particular type of chip or hardware specification.

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Author's Bio

MindShare, Inc. is one of the leading technical training companies in the hardware industry, providing innovative courses for dozens of companies, including Intel, IBM, and Compaq. Don Anderson is the author of many MindShare books. He passes on his wealth of experience in digital electronics and computer design by training engineers, programmers, and technicians for MindShare. Tom Shanley, president of MindShare, Inc., is one of the world's foremost authorities on computer system architecture. In the course of his career, he has trained thousands of engineers in hardware and software design. 0201409925AB07142003

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